Is it by giving money to the practitioners to be a full-time artist, or to attract new-audiences to come and watch theatre?
A lot of talks, discussions and meetings have taken place in 2017, about how can theatre companies in Malaysia survive. The initiative of holding meetings have been organized by a few organizations, such as Kakiseni, My Performing Arts Agency, the Ministry, and even among theatre practitioners themselves. During these meetings, the main topic discussed is ‘How can we reach sustainability in practicing performing arts’. The meetings conclude with a few methods on how some theatre companies sustain [...]
Amy de Kanter, Chief Editor of ARTERI shares her thoughts on Theatrethreesixty‘s Bare Beckett which took place at Theatrethreesixty at Tommy Le Baker last week. Comprising four short plays by Samuel Beckett, the production marked the first Beckett staging in Kuala Lumpur in over nine years. Featured image by TKR Production!
A lone mouth, outlined in scarlet, takes centrestage in a pitch-black room. It rambles on stream-of-consciousness — often interrupted by its own thoughts — as it tells the tale of a curious woman, of her epiphanies and a buzzing in her skull.